Category: Hong Kong

BASBN 2016

February 23rd 2016


Bring A Special Bottle Night 2016 fell on a cold wet miserable night in Hong Kong in February. Nevertheless the weather could not dampen the enthusiasm or the appetite of a thirsty crowd as we gathered at Crown Wine Cellars, and we were delighted to be met by an opening salvo of Louis Roederer Cristals. In the past we have always had much more red wine than white/Champagne but our leader’s rallying cry to address this was met with both enthusiasm and generosity. So first up a delicious, fully mature Cristal 1988 (18 points – one bottle was fresher than the…

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A Passion for Burgundy

October 19th 2015


I am just back from my first visit to Hong Kong with some very fond memories following a series of amazing events organised for me by Tom Sackville. The thing that struck me the most is that there is an absolute passion for wine on the island, and in particular a love for the great names of Burgundy. I was the lucky recipient of so much generosity from a wealth of wine lovers.

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